disgracenoun [ U ]uk /dɪsˈɡreɪs/ us /dɪsˈɡreɪs/
be a disgrace
be a disgrace to sb/sth
- It's a disgrace that some war widows don't get a decent pension.
- I think the way she's been treated is a downright disgrace.
- She found the disgrace of losing her job very hard to deal with.
- There is no disgrace in admitting that you cannot do something - it's always best to ask for help.
- Andrew behaved so badly on the school trip that he was sent home in disgrace.